Margaret H. Mason - Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

Margaret H. Mason

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 604-641-4905

Margaret Mason provides counsel to a wide range of not-for-profit organizations and charities. She has over 25 years of experience working with the voluntary sector and is a frequent writer and speaker both nationally and regionally. Her practice spans a broad range of issues which affect charities and not-for-profits including tax exempt status, governance, international programs and social enterprise. Margaret represents organizations across the sector including family and corporate foundations, religious organizations, healthcare, education, sport, international aid, research and social services.

Margaret assists charities and not-for-profits with their corporate structuring, charitable registration and regulatory compliance issues and has particular expertise with respect to governance and social enterprise. She also provides general commercial advice to not-for-profits and charities.

Margaret also advises donors with respect to their philanthropic planning and has extensive experience with trust and estate related matters including all aspects of estate planning and the administration of estates and trusts, both within Canada and elsewhere.

McGill UniversityBA 1982University of British ColumbiaLL.B 1985
American College of Trust and Estate CounselCanadian Association of Gift PlannersCanadian Bar AssociationCanadian Pensions & Benefits InstituteCommittee on the Modernization of the Trustee Act, B.C. Law InstituteEstate Planning Council, VancouverImagine Canada, Ethical Code CommitteeInternational Pension & Employment Benefits Lawyers AssociationNational Charities and Not-For-Profit Law Section Executive CommitteeSociety of Trust and Estate PractitionersPensions & Benefits Section, Canadian Bar Association, B.C. BranchProvincial Council, Canadian Bar AssociationCharities Advisory Committee, Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue AgencySuccession, Trusts and Fiduciary Relationships Section, Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch

Office Location

1800 - 510 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Vancouver Metro Area
Margaret H. Mason has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Practice
Trusts and Estates